International Federation of Pharmaceutical Wholesalers, Inc.
Biweekly newsletter keeps readers informed about the rapid changes occurring in the industry and the
challenges and opportunities associated with these changes throughout the world, with topics covered
in these e-newsletters including industry news and developments, healthcare trends and regulations,
pharmacy news, technology and e-commerce, and merger and acquisition activities.
Healthcare Distribution Alliance
Publications available from this trade association include:
Understanding Pharmaceutical Distribution / Understanding Specialty Distribution
PowerPoint presentations provide an overview of the pharmaceutical supply chain from a distributor standpoint,
with topics covered in these presentations including manufacturer-distributor partnership and operations,
distributor-provider partnership and operations, payer influence on the supply chain, regulatory influence
under REM programs, and additional supply chain capabilities and intricacies.
HDA Factbook: The Facts, Figures, and Trends In Healthcare
Annual reference guide provides in-depth information on the pharmaceutical distribution industry, with
topics addressed in this publication including distributor demographics and characteristics, financial
performance measures, EDI information systems, distributor operations, healthcare product market statistics,
sales by customer categories, U.S. market characteristics, and top international markets.
Specialty Pharmaceutical Distribution Facts, Figures, and Trends
Annual survey report provides insights into the specialty pharmaceutical market, with topics covered
in this publication including traditional versus specialty
distributors, market characteristics, customer segments, specialty distributor services, specialty distribution
models and the factors that influence the use of the models,
and payer influence on the supply chain for specialty pharmaceutical drugs.
The Role of Distributors in the U.S. Specialty Pharmaceuticals Value Chain
Drug Channel Institute
Economic Report on Pharmaceutical Wholesalers and Specialty Distributors
Research study provides an in-depth look at the role of distributors in the specialty pharmaceuticals
value chain, with topics covered in the study including market overview, therapeutic areas and lives,
product flow, specialty pharmaceutical distribution models (e.g., open, limited, and exclusive), value
added services, incremental distribution service costs, and business challenges and opportunities.
Comprehensive report provides a detailed analysis of the U.S. pharmaceutical distribution industry,
with topics covered in individual chapters including industry overview, channel role for retail, mail,
and specialty pharmacies, channel role for physician offices
and hospitals, wholesaler profitability, asset management ratios, forces of change affecting the industry,
and leading distributor profiles.
Pharma Wholesale and Distribution Market Forecasts
Market research publication provides in-depth analysis of the industry on a global basis, with topics
covered in the report including introduction to the pharma wholesale and distribution market, global
forecasts for branded and generic drugs, market forecasts for the U.S. and other leading national markets,
and current performance and performance forecasts for leading distribution companies.
Market analysis report provides industry statistics for a user-defined area on a national,
state, county, metro area, or zip code level, with data provided including number of
companies, market volume and sales trends, average company
sales, sales per employee, staffing and employment trends, average employee wage, and business start up
activity and failure rates. Sample report can be viewed online.